It seems like a number of OlyKraut fans are wondering what to do with the brine. You don't need the brine to make your own sauerkraut at home. Fresh produce and natural sea salt are enough. However brine can be used as a tasty and healthy addition in many recipes and concoctions! Here's some examples:
So many ferments, so little time...
A handy chart for when you just can't decide.
As the seasons change it is important that we remember to take care of ourselves. Try a delicious soup recipe using OlyKraut to stay well this Fall.
*This is a guest blog post by Tessa, one of our Spring 2015 Evergreen interns, about how fermentation works on a microbial level.*
Kraut in the Crock—Idle moments for humans, hectic for bacteria.